Neighbors Abroad Partners
Neighbors Abroad partners with a number of nonprofits, businesses, and government entities to enhance connections with our Sister Cities.
Vidas y Sueños
Vidas y Sueños is one of Neighbors Abroad's closest partners. The Mexico-registered non-profit helps underprivileged communities in Mexico, including in and around our Sister City, Oaxaca, through its broad array of programs designed to improve the health and well being of families and communities. Vidas y Sueños focuses on initiatives to improve nutrition, health, and education, including by providing access to potable water, promoting clean- and low-cost energy, and furthering housing, hygiene, and sustainable practices. Vidas y Sueños also works to enhance local production systems to improve people's social and economic situation. We have worked in close partnership with this dynamic non-profit on our Yaxe Rainwater Capture Project. To learn more about Vidas y Sueños, click here.
Canopy brings the benefits of trees to the schools, neighborhoods, and public spaces of Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, and surrounding communities through tree planting, tree care, and educational programs. Canopy partners with Neighbors Abroad by conducting celebratory plantings, offering tree-related environmental educational resources, and by providing an interface to other environmental groups and governmental agencies dealing with environmental issues. To learn more about Canopy, click here.
GIANTS Club of Palo
Neighbors Abroad has partnered with the GIANTS Club of Palo, Leyte, the Philippines for decades. GIANTS, which stands for Glory is Achieved Nobly Through Sacrifice, helps us in our mission to support our Palo Scholars, maintain and expand our Children's Library services, bring science kits to elementary school children, and a host of other projects.
Kiwanis Club of Palo Alto
Kiwanis is a local service club with a long tradition of partnership with Neighbors Abroad. Kiwanis has been a proud supporter of numerous service projects in our Sister Cities Oaxaca, Mexico and Palo, Leyte, Philippines. To learn more about Kiwanis Club of Palo Alto, click here.
Austrian-based nonprofit kleine herzen (little hearts), which has operations on our German Sister City, Heidelberg, focuses on helping orphans and other vulnerable children in Ukraine and Cambodia. We have partnered with kleine herzen since Russia's invasion of Ukraine to help bring 200 orphans and their caregivers to safety in Austria and other countries. To learn more about kleine herzen, click here.
Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce
We partner with the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce on various initiatives. To learn more about the Chamber, click here.